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Australia

0 active COVID-19 cases out of 1,000 people
0.62% of citizens have been vaccinated decrease from 0.62% last week
Most visitors from the United States will not be allowed to enter Australia.

Border status

You are automatically exempt from the travel restrictions and can enter Australia (without obtaining an individual exemption) if you are:

    an Australian citizen
    a permanent resident of Australia
    an immediate family member of an Australian citizen or permanent resident
    a New Zealand citizen usually resident in Australia and their immediate family members
    a person who has been in New Zealand for 14 days or more immediately prior to arrival by air in Australia
To consult all the exceptions please check here.

Travelers planning to travel across Australian state borders should note that some Australian states also have domestic travel restrictions, border restrictions, and quarantine requirements in place. In the case of onward travel within Australia, travelers are advised to check in advance with their travel/accommodation provider.


Outgoing travelTraveling from the United States to Australia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Visitors from the United States must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Australia.
Quarantine requirements
Visitors from the United States will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Australia.
Documents
Travel Authorization Form

Travelers who are not in an exempt category may request an individual exemption to Australia's travel restrictions using this form.


Return travelReturning to the United States from Australia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Travelers returning from Australia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to the United States.
Exceptions

Children under the age of 2 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test.

Travelers with proof of recovery from the virus within the last 90 days prior to boarding. Proof of a recent positive viral test and a letter from your healthcare provider or a public health official stating that you were cleared to travel.

More info at the CDC site

Quarantine requirements
Visitors returning from Australia will need to quarantine for 7 days upon entering the United States.
Exceptions

Travelers who did not get tested, are advised to stay home and self-quarantine for 10 days after travel.​

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